One of Statesboro's more unusual looking apartment complexes is about to undergo a complete transformation. Located at 15 East Grady Street, adjacent to the McTell Trail, the brown, two-building, 12-unit complex is going to be fully renovated by Hendley Properties.
The Hampton Inn Statesboro is close to completion, and plans are for the hotel to open in March or April. The 90-room hotel is located at 350 Brampton Avenue in the Market District on Fair Road.
Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company recently moved into its new Statesboro headquarters on the corner of South Main and Grady Streets after spending several years in a much smaller location on Zetterower Avenue.
This past year saw continued positive economic development for the city of Statesboro's historic downtown area. An interview with Downtown Statesboro Development Authority executive director Allen Muldrew yielded both highlights from 2012, in addition to the ever present challenges faced in redevelopment efforts.
There has been a major shift in philosophy at Statesboro City Hall in the past two years, and those connected with the real estate development community are glad to see it.
Susannah Lanier, agricultural educator at Southeast Bulloch High School, was one of 39 individuals nationwide who received the Teachers Turn the Key Award, given at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in Atlanta earlier this month.
Since opening its doors five years ago, Southeastern Gun Supply has carved a niche in the Bulloch County area with gun collectors and enthusiasts with a shift in sales to tactical weapons.
Trish Tootle recently celebrated her 25th anniversary working with Farmers and Merchants Bank.
While the construction of new apartment complexes in the area continues at breakneck speed, the proposed expansion of one complex recently presented a dilemma for an adjacent property owner.
Georgia Department of Transportation District Engineer, Karon Ivery announces the appointment of Ron Nelson to the position of area engineer for Area Six Region serving Candler, Bulloch, Evans and Effingham counties.
Georgia Southern University and BB&T recently signed an agreement to create the BB&T Executive in Residence as part of the state's Eminent Scholar Program.
The Mainstreet Farmers Market is going to celebrate its fifth annual Shopping By Lantern Light on Tuesday evening, Nov. 20 in the downtown Sea Island Bank parking area.
In a move that may be somewhat of a surprise to their clients, Kayce Williams, owner of Kayce's Pet Parlor, has merged her business into the Westside Veterinary Clinic on West Main Street.
The recent opening of the new Vaden Nissan car dealership near the Statesboro Mall and Statesboro Crossing on Brannen Street has made the area a destination for those car shopping. The newest of three dealerships in close proximity to one another, Vaden general manager Bill Long believes the location is a home run.
While many retail operations depend on the Christmas shopping season to ensure profitability, Becky Hoover, owner of Party Impressions, said Halloween has become the most important shopping season for her store.
Darin Van Tassell is a professor, coach, businessman and president of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Now, you can add foodie entrepreneur as Van Tassell embarks on his latest venture, making and bottling Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing and Marinade.
Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.
The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration was recently named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014. The recognition comes on the helm of the College being named as one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com
The owners of the Statesboro Mall and three Statesboro shopping centers, Jim Hull and Barry Storey, have announced the formation of two new entities, Hull Property Group and BLS Holdings Group LL, with the goal of allowing each individual the opportunity to pursue specialized interests.
Southern Boys BBQ, open just six weeks, is catering tailgating traditions that have been going on longer than it has been in business.
Vaden Automotive Group was named recently the "2014 F&I Dealer of the Year" by "F&I and Showroom Magazine" for achievements in Finance and Insurance profitability and commitment to regulatory compliance.
It's been 40 years, and NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC is still trucking.
When my daughter Edie Grace was 5, her favorite Disney movie was "Ice Princess." She must have watched that movie a thousand times before she actually had the opportunity to hit the ice.
Seldom do all of Party Harbor's more than 50 inflatable attractions - including pirate- and princess-themed bounce houses, waterslides and the latest combo unit based on a Disney movie - appear in one location. But they'll all be set up Saturday and Sunday at Party Harbor's Inflatable Festival.
This week, Walmart Distribution Center #6061 will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Bulloch County.
A new cooperative project between East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Emory University links the Statesboro hospital's ICU by audio, video and continuous computer charting of patients' vital signs to Emory's 24/7 critical care medical staff.
Stereotypically in the South, if you hear someone refer to a man as "Bubba," you immediately have visions of "Larry the Cable Guy" and banjo music. Thanks to a new generation of southern Bubbas, that perception is changing.
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